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Question Doubt about Alkaline Phosphatase

66 y/o M with Squamous cell carcinoma of lung with increased alkaline phosphatase activity. Mets suspected. Measurement of which of the following will be most useful in differentiating bone & hepatic mets?

a Acid phosphatase
b GGT

the other options were definitely ruled out. I am not sure of the above 2 options

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This question is discussed in U world so it may be a spoiler...................................GGT is the answer beacuse in bone mets GGT will not be elevated.But in billiary disease GGT will be elevated.

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when is acid phosphatase elevated ??
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